WESTERN THEATRE: Side Door

WESTERN THEATRE Side Door

Scores, hundreds, thousands of French, British, Germans—seasoned survivors of World War I as well as fresh-faced fodder for World War II— suffered painful, personal wounds or death along the Perl-to-Lauterbourg front last week. So did hundreds of pigs which the French Infantry drove before them to locate and detonate concealed land mines. Yet B. Mussolini was not unduly cynical when he said: "Europe is not yet actually at war. The masses of the armies have not yet clashed" (see p. 22).

For it was true that, hideous though local scenes were—a...

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